Road Running


The star runner’s decision to be less public on the app illustrates how pro athletes have to find a tricky balance between privacy and exposure

For some pro runners, having the freedom to choose their footwear is worth more than a contract

I am pretty sure no runner who has consistently won races approaches their training in this way

Thanks to a number of world-class races, a community-focused running culture, historical landmarks, and accessible wooded trails, the nation’s capital is one of the best urban running environments in the country

What motivates someone to run more than 3,000 miles around a block in Queens, New York? Transcendence.

These iconic U.S. road races deliver high energy, historic courses, and guaranteed fun

The unlikely new American record holder in the marathon believes her best racing days are still ahead of her

The Olympic medalist turned coach didn’t have time to fully prepare and almost burned out mid-quest. Here’s how she adapted and finished strong.

The case for marking the passage of time by running your ass off

The case for an event that’s somewhere between the Boston Marathon and the Olympic Trials

Getting heckled by construction workers and definitely not crying: a New York City Marathon retrospective

While the benefit to giving elite women their own race seems obvious, the question of giving male marathoners a separate start is more contentious

This kit will get you out the door even on cold days

How the wheelchair racer competed in the Chicago and Boston Marathons on back-to-back days

The upstart Swiss company is shaking things up with an unorthodox cushioning system and an emphasis on grassroots marketing

We’ve sweat in them, worn them on muddy trails, and through countless miles on pavement. Now they’re discounted.

As the Fifth Avenue Mile celebrates its 40-year anniversary on Sunday, here’s a look at the legacy of the race

These models will help you push your speed limits

Your hydration needs are as unique as your training schedule. Here are four picks for every kind of run.

Kicks for getting faster, from race day to recovery jog

Cool clothing for quick laps and high-mileage days

Cool clothing for quick laps and high-mileage days

Researchers are searching for telltale clues in your strength, flexibility, or body position that signal an impending injury. It’s harder than you think.

Seven reasons from Brendan Leonard’s new book ‘I Hate Running and You Can Too’

It breathes and wicks sweat better than any other midlayer I’ve tested

The brand's ethos signals a departure from an apparel industry that has been dominated by giant shoe companies. But can it stay true to the soul of the sport?

Develop mental fitness and resilience by learning how to face reality like elite runners

Yesterday's race had incredible times, but it all felt a little too perfectly engineered  

After finishing a disappointing 12th place at the 2020 Olympic Trials, he is looking to close out the year with a big win

Both professional and amateur athletes ran virtual iterations of the event in recent days

The world’s best marathoner was the favorite everyone was rooting for

Running across the U.S. on a journey to discover the true America during a period of intense political turmoil and deep divides

Outdoor brands are creating face coverings designed for exercise and outdoor activities like biking and running. Do you need them, and do they work? We break it down.

Kicks to sustain your toughest blacktop efforts

Gear so light and comfortable, you’ll PR on your morning jog

It's a ways down the list, obviously, compared to people doing actual lifesaving stuff

The women's race was about working together, while the men's race was about fighting alone

'Portraits of a Runner' shows how three dedicated athletes are preparing for the Olympic Trials

From wind-resistant undies to traction devices, build a kit to brave the cold this season

From Caster Semenya to the rise and fall of the Oregon Project, it's been an eventful ten years

At last weekend's California International Marathon, several runners made it by the skin of their teeth

From California to New York, we've rounded up 11 of the best trots for your pre-Thanksgiving-meal sweat

Tune in to the hotly anticipated race on November 3

Don’t let winter cold banish you to the treadmill

Don’t let winter cold banish you to the treadmill

Everyone can find a pair that fits perfectly, whether you prefer compression, roomy cuts, full coverage, or a barely there fit

He's literally tested hundreds of hats, and this is his go-to

We tested three new kicks that incorporate the controversial feature

What's so upsetting about letting a woman be faster than you?

In this episode of Moves, Santa Fe–based Railyard Fitness instructor Doug Lawder walks us through moves for stronger legs

If he cheated, he deserved to be disqualified, but the bullying crossed a line

The elite marathoner wants you to know that trail runners deserve our respect

Always wanting more pockets? Try Rabbit’s Dirt Pounders shorts, which have seven of them for anything else you need to carry.

From plantar fasciitis to blisters, these are the top causes of foot pain for runners

Our top picks for all conditions, from dry or slushy roads to technical or muddy singletrack

Rickey Gates ran 1,303 miles on the streets of San Francisco over 46 days, from November through December

The Consumer Product Safety Commission tried to recall strollers it claimed were defective, but the newly appointed chair stopped it

Tune in to the highly anticipated race on April 15

This road-running shoe is broken up into zones corresponding to each major foot joint, for targeted support that doesn't add weight or bulk

Whatever you want—more support, a quicker turnover, or built-in data tracking—these runners have it

The two-year-old brand makes some of the most comfortable, best-fitting running kit we've tried

The world’s biggest marathon is more than just a race. It offers the illusion of unity.

Tune in to the highly anticipated race on November 4

The partnership between Brooks, HP, and Superfeet uses biomechanical analysis and 3-D foot scanning to create a pair of shoes built especially for you

From filmmaker Noam Argov, Running Across California chronicles Ali Butler-Genesk’s attempt at a ‘fastest known time’.

After the craziest race in decades, a controversy emerged about prize money. Luckily, this story has a happy ending.

They crushed at Sunday’s Tokyo Marathon. Here’s why.

Whether you're trying to qualify for Boston or just see improvement, these principles will get you there

For the winner of the inaugural women’s Olympic marathon, watching younger women triumph keeps her inspired

The most basic tips and tricks to help you out as you begin to hit your stride

Pro road racing keeps putting too much emphasis on lowering the world record

From Salomon TV, Route 66 follows Max King as he explores a not-so-forgotten American roadway.

You may think all trucker hats are created equal. Think again.

Caribou Legs, a film from The Solidarity Union, follows Bradley Firth as he runs from 4,600 miles from Vancouver to St. John's. He battles his own inner demons of drug addiction and alcoholism while raising awareness for systemic violence against indigenous women.

From rafting trips to big-wall climbs, here's how to do it just about anywhere outdoors